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August 10, 2018 1:38 PM BSP’s interest hike won't address supply-driven inflation – Pernia

Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says tightening of monetary policy by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas 'will not directly address the supply side of inflation' “The tricky thing with inflation is there’s this concept of self-fulfilling prophecy… ibig sabihin kapag ang expectation nila na tataas pa ang inflation, bibili na sila ng produkto 6

July 20, 2018 9:17 PM New road kings to ply routes in Manila, Pasig, Makati, Taguig

Around 200 modern passenger jeepneys—which look more like mini or shuttle buses—were deployed by the Department of Transportation on Friday as part of government efforts to roll out 2,000 new public utility vehicles before the end of the year. The new “Kings of the Road,” which will ply various routes in Manila, Pasig, Makati and Taguig, will charge 7

July 16, 2018 10:41 AM LRMC: Fare hike to be used for LRT-1 extension

The Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), the operator of the Light Rail Transit line 1 (LRT-1), has insisted the need for a P5 increase for LRT-1 as the budget would be used for the line extension. LRMC president Juan Alfonso said that the fare increase would assure the construction of LRT-1 extension up to the Bacoor, Cavite. “A P5 increase in LRT-1 fare will assure 7

July 11, 2018 6:14 AM Stocks tumble as Asia braces for more US tariffs on China

A man walks past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Asian markets are broadly lower after the Trump administration said it was preparing to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese exports, upping the ante in the trade war between the world’s two largest economies 13

July 6, 2018 11:02 PM Palace spent P2.5B for ‘intel’ in 2017; COA notes 350% hike

On its second year, the Office of the President under the Duterte administration spent more than P2.5 billion for “confidential and intelligence expenses” (CIE), which are virtually beyond scrutiny of the Commission on Audit (COA). The Office of the President’s spending for intelligence, confidential and “other extraordinary expenses” increased by more than 350 percent 6

July 5, 2018 5:01 PM Minimum wage rises in 4 cities in Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES — Several cities in Los Angeles County saw their minimum wage rates rise at the beginning of this month. Los Angeles, Pasadena, Santa Monica, and Malibu’s minimum wage jumped on Sunday, July 1 from $12 per hour to $13.25 per hour for businesses with 26 or more employees. For businesses with 25 or fewer employees, the wage increased from $10.50 to $12 an hour. These 13

July 4, 2018 12:10 PM LTFRB approves provisional P1 fare hike

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved a provisional fare hike of P1. “The board in its regular meeting approved tonight a provisional fare increase of P1 for the first 4 kilometers for PUJ (public utility jeepneys) plying [the] NCR (National Capital Region), Region 3, and Region 4 routes,” LTFRB board member Atty. Aileen 10

July 1, 2018 9:16 PM Central Luzon workers seek P30 pay hike

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — Expecting new pay rates to be given in the third quarter of 2018, Central Luzon workers have asked the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board to increase the region’s daily minimum wage by P30. The board would need to balance the welfare of workers and viability of businesses when it deliberates on final minimum pay raise 7

June 19, 2018 2:42 PM How to spend the night glamping at Disney’s Pandora

“Avatar” fans are being offered the unique opportunity to spend the night slumbering under the floating mountains of Pandora, in a luxury tent. The glamping experience is part of a four-day, three-night package that will be awarded to the contest entrant who can best convince the judges that they deserve an escape to Disney’s “happy place” more than anyone 9

June 17, 2018 9:50 PM 2nd round of BSP rate hikes seen on Wednesday

London-based Capital Economics and British banking giant HSBC are expecting the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to hike its policy rate by another 25 basis points to 3.5 percent in the monetary setting meeting on Wednesday. “Having raised the rates at its meeting in May for the first time since 2014, we think the BSP will follow through with another 10